Eau Sauvage is a perfume for men produced by Parfums Christian Dior. The perfume was introduced in 1966.
The first perfume for men by DiorIt was created by perfumer Edmond Roudnitska.
The name of the fragrance is reputedly the result of a late arrival by Christian Dior's friend Percy Savage to Dior's home. Dior had asked Savage to help find a name for a perfume for men. When Savage arrived, he was announced by Dior's butler as "Monsieur Sauvage"; the designer decided that "Oh, Sauvage" would be a fitting name. Born from a desire for renewal, Eau Sauvage burst onto the scene in 1966, shifting everything in its wake. Unexpected and unprecedented, Eau Sauvage mirrors the changes the young were living at the time. Young people bubbling with life, seeking a new truth.
Since then, Eau Sauvage has gained an enviable status as a great classic. Its boldness has turned into an absolute reference. It has held its appeal from generation to generation, with impressive consistency.
This is a fresh perfume which can be easily recognized among other fresh fragrances. Clear and fresh scent of lemon and bitter-fresh rosemary are combined perfectly with masculine, woody nuances of a base.
The perfume was introduced in 1966 and created in cooperation with perfumer Edmond Roudnitska. The creator made the perfume legendary and characteristic for its fresh, citrusy notes, composed with spicy lavender on a masculine, woody base.
The fragrance incorporates the following accords: lemon, basil, bergamot, cumin, lavender and fruit. A heart blooms with jasmine, rose, carnation, iris root, coriander, patchouli and sandalwood. Base notes bring us oak moss, vetiver, musk and amber. The flacon was designed by Pierre Dinand.